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  • 700 Reasons for backing up your computer.

    by Daddiomanottawa | 22nd of May, 2013

    It happened again. For the second time over the course of many, many years, I've suffered a hard-drive failure. The poor 500GB drive on my desktop unit, after enduring years of endless spinning and whirring,and for reasons unknown to me, passed on. And with much sadness... More
  • "Your text HERE" - a good idea?

    by Robinstockphotos | 20th of February, 2013

    Check out this thread! In the above thread there is a discussion on how to remove the text from the concerned image. Now what I was wondering about is, why do people put that thing there anyway? That was quite a nice customer (or a desperate customer) who bought that file.... More
  • Distorted pixels?

    by Robinstockphotos | 14th of January, 2013

    Don't be too happy about the title. I'm not going to tell you the exact process to get rid of it. Call it a trade secret reserved for the persistent guys? I'll tell you what they are exactly referring to - fix it yourself. (I'm soo mean?) I recently intentionally uploaded... More
  • I wish I knew who bought my pictures

    by Ewamewa2 | 26th of April, 2012

    Today I sold a set of images showing the beauty of Indian women/girls: I suspect it was bought by one buyer. It would be so nice to know for what sake:) I am aware of the fact that it is possible to search pictures in the internet but so far I have been successful only... More
  • Another Top Ten Reasons to Date a Photographer

    by Egomezta | 24th of January, 2012

    A while a go I created a real funny blog about the Top ten reasons to date a photographer: Today a friend photographer published another 10 reasons in FB and here they are: 1.- They'll show you the light. 2.- You'll always have a great camera at hand. 3.- You can... More
  • Complete Collection of Refusing Reasons Vol. 2

    by Namowen | 24th of November, 2011

    How many kinds of reasons have you received about refused files? Did you really understant these reasons and do a well job to avoid receiving again? Undoubtedly, reading these reasons carefully is very helpful for you to avoid refusing and improve your acceptance ratio. Here... More
  • Picture's sale refund

    by Digikhmer | 12th of October, 2011

    Until now, I never dare to think that It will happen to me to face a refund request. Today it is a new milestone for me. I have a picture's refund yeh! It was a credit sale ... It must be a 9 credits sale ... I knew that It can happen. I don't mind much about that as long... More
  • Eight reasons why I have chosen an exclusive on Dreamstime

    by Lobe | 17th of August, 2011

    Though I have started to sell the photos more recently and at me while only one sale, I have found eight well-founded reasons for an exclusive on an extreme measure: (I Am sorry for my English) 1 Saving of time This point is obvious. Who supplies only one agency,... More
  • Isolated in Stock Language

    by Dudau | 27th of July, 2011

    I'm not a big fan of photographing isolated objects, but from my experience as a buyer for three years, I feel pretty qualified for writing on this subject. So here it is: "Isolated" in Microstock Language means plain, shadowless, easy to remove background. So, when you'... More
  • Two weeks already

    by Digikhmer | 7th of May, 2011

    My experience of contributor has only two weeks’ time. In this short period, I submitted 41 accepted pictures, 14 rejected, 9 pending by today and no sale yet. I learned from the rejection of what DT wanted as pictures and what DT don't want as picture in their database.... More
  • Accidental approving?

    by Mjak | 7th of March, 2011

    I have habit (last couple months) to upload 10 files...and DT team has got habit to refuse one of them:) OK, nobody and nothing is perfect (I mean own pictures). Some are rejected for Poor execution, some - for Too many on site but today I've got this reason: - File approved... More
  • Top ten reasons to date a photographer

    by Egomezta | 4th of February, 2011

    Top ten reasons to date a photographer: 1) They work well in the dark 2) They’re used to funny smells 3) They make things develop 4) They work well on many settings 5) They know how to focus 6) They can make big things look small and small things look big 7) They... More
  • Thoughts on exclusivity

    by Shadow69 | 17th of January, 2011

    I hear groans and complaints "Yet another one of those." It seems like every month there is a new post in the discussion board or on the blogs about the pros and cons of going exclusive. Never one to keep my big mouth zipped up, I thought I would share a few morsels of... More
  • What is meaning

    by Joe1971 | 6th of September, 2010

    I have a lot of refused files,it reason is "We are looking for images that exceed the technical quality and creativity",I did not know what is meaning!Who can tell me why!!! See Article
  • Top 5 Reasons to Go Exclusive with DT

    by Elephantopia | 29th of April, 2010

    1) My photos get reviewed much faster. I uploaded this panorama photo less than 24 hours ago. 2) My earnings instantly grew upon being accepted 3) I get more $ per download 4) I see my photos higher in search results... This photo of the Buddha is on page 1 for... More
  • The reason I won't go exclusive

    by Bobsphotography | 16th of January, 2010

    I have been thinking a lot about the possibility to be a full exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, but yesterday I took the decision not to become one. The reason is that pictures are rejected, but accepted else were. As a full exclusive photographer for Dreamstime... More
  • Reasons to be an exclusive photographer

    by Charlydamart | 29th of September, 2009

    I am in microstocks photography since last summer, and when I startes I registered in all websites I found. In less than 6 months I have discovered why it’s better to be an exclusive photographer (obviously in Dreamstime). Here you have my reasons: 1.You’ll get better... More
  • Do you feel rejected and don't know what to do?

    by Nikitu | 24th of August, 2009

    Stock phototographer's biggest issue with the agencies where he submits to is rejections, after which comes revenue and other factors. So, I am going to talk a bit about this otherwise forbidden subject and I hope that when I finish this those of you who read it will... More
  • Top 3 reasons to stay on Dreamstime as a contributor

    by Artaniss8 | 27th of July, 2009

    Dreamstime is one of the top tier microstock agencies and the top 3 reasons to stay as a contributor are written as follows: 1.High commissions. "Microstockdiaries" wrote about it: "Their commission for photographers is 50%, among the highest in the market, and certainly... More
  • Why I Chose Dreamstime

    by Karunaimaging | 9th of June, 2009

    After investigating a number of stock photography sites, I have decided to concentrate exclusively on one of the top tier sites: Dreamstime. I am new, just starting out, with a long road ahead of me as I build up my portfolio. I chose this site for several reasons.... More

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